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Ebola deaths near 2,000; outbreak to cost $600m+

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The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on 3 September said the number of Ebola cases in the three hardest hit West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has reached 3,500, with deaths approaching 2,000 in an outbreak that is the "largest, more severe and most complex we've ever seen."

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